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Fine & Performing Arts

If you are creative and like to express yourself through visual or performing arts, this career path might be for you. Our students gain the academic and artistic skills needed for careers as musicians, designers, art directors, and fine artists.

Some of our students graduate and seamlessly transfer all of their credits to a 4-year school. Others complete a degree or certificate that prepares them for employment immediately after graduation. Online, evening, and summer classes provide flexibility for working and part-time students. Get started today!

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Which Program is Right For You?

Liberal Arts – Musical Studies
Associate in Arts

Music Technology
Associate in Applied Science

Studio Arts
Associate in Fine Arts

What Jobs Can I Get?

You can get some entry-level jobs right after graduation. Others will require a Bachelor’s Degree.

Average Salary in NJ
$56,630

All artists and related workers not listed separately.

Average Salary in NJ
$77,860

Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or film productions for entertainment, information, or instruction.

Average Salary in NJ
$39.65/hr

Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Average Salary in NJ
$79,860

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

Average Salary in NJ
$117,650

Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual productions and media, such as print, broadcasting, video, and film.

Average Salary in NJ
$75,840

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts.

Robby was accepted by four universities but chose to attend PCCC instead. “It just made financial sense. I didn’t want to graduate from college and be trapped by debt.”

Robby Rosa

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Complete 3 easy steps to be considered for the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG)

  1. Apply to PCCC
  2. Complete the FAFSA
  3. Register for 6+ Credits